Unsolved crimes: Kel

You could have the missing piece of the puzzle that will help the RCMP put someone behind bars.  Here are some recent crimes that Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers hope you can help solve by calling our anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.      



DATE:             November 30, 2017

RCMP FILE:   2017-71897

Kelowna RCMP members are reaching out for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a robbery occurring on November 30th, 2017.  A Caucasian male, approximately 45-55 years old and 6’0 tall, entered the Pandosy Food Basket located on the 1900 block of Pandosy Street just after 10:00 p.m. on November 30th.  The man was wearing a hoodie, a bright blue jacket, dark sweat pants and black shoes.  The thief covered his face with a bandana or mask before entering the store.   Once inside he demanded money from the two employees and proceeded to deploy bear spray on an older male employee.  He left with an undisclosed amount of cash.   The video of the man pacing before entering the store can be seen below: 

Crime Stoppers

If you know anything about this crime, or any other crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net.    Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00.



DATE:    March 8, 2018

RCMP FILE:  2018-12014         


On February 8, 2018 a male entered a local car rental agency and used a stolen credit card and driver’s license to rent a 2017 grey Cadillac ATS.   When the credit card payments failed a couple of weeks later it was discovered that the vehicle was in another province and had been fraudulently re-sold.  The vehicle was recovered and RCMP would like to identify the male who rented the vehicle. 


You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.

More Crime Stoppers articles

About the Author

Okanagan Crime Stoppers is a non profit community based crime solving program working in conjunction with the police, the media and the public to help make your community a safer place in which to live.

Crime Stoppers empowers regular people to fight back against crime. Anyone can submit an anonymous tip by using our tips line, and if that tip leads to an arrest the individual will receive a reward for their efforts.

Crime Stoppers operates in over 20 countries worldwide and since the very first program started in 1976, we have become the number one community based crime solving organization in the world.

Volunteers also play an integral role in Crime Stoppers: in committees, helping with projects, attending events, helping sell items or tickets, working on special events and providing person power or expertise.

Kelowna    Vernon    Penticton

The views expressed are strictly those of the author and not necessarily those of Castanet. Castanet does not warrant the contents.

Previous Stories